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broadbrim

[ brawd-brim ]
/ ˈbrɔdˌbrɪm /
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noun
a hat with a broad brim, especially one with a flat brim, as that once characteristically worn by Quaker men and common today only among certain conservative Quaker groups: My little ones don’t go out in this sun without their broadbrims!
Sometimes Broadbrim .Older Slang: Sometimes Offensive. a Quaker: It was nice growing up where most of the neighbors were broadbrims.
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Origin of broadbrim

First recorded in 1680–90; broad + brim1
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British Dictionary definitions for broadbrim

broadbrim
/ (ˈbrɔːdˌbrɪm) /

noun
a broad-brimmed hat, esp one worn by the Quakers in the 17th century
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